Lottery Announces New Treasurer
Today, Lottery Director J. Eric Hagler announced the promotion of Brandi Ratcliff to treasurer of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, which is a division of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.
A native of Sheridan, Ratcliff had been the financial analyst since 2016. Prior to joining the lottery, she worked as a senior finance analyst for Windstream Communications and a senior accountant for Riggs CAT.
“The treasurer must have a versatile skill set and the ability to address a unique set of accounting needs every day,” Hagler said. “In her new role Brandi will be responsible for all lottery financial matters, including collections and credits for nearly 2,000 retailers across the state, as well as tracking collateral transactions and overseeing procurement operations.
“She is also responsible for all functions in the ASL Claim Center, which is where players go to collect lottery prizes over $500.”
Ratcliff graduated from the University of Arkansas – Little Rock in 2010 with a degree in accounting.
About the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery
More than 92 cents of every dollar of ASL revenue goes to prizes, scholarships, retailer commissions, and other expenses in Arkansas. Since 2009, the lottery has raised more than $1.1 billion in proceeds for scholarships. More than 675,000 college scholarships have been awarded to Arkansans. The lottery has awarded more than $4 billion in prizes to players, about $344 million in retailer commissions and provided more than $153 million in state and federal tax revenue.
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